[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 116 (Monday, June 19, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27802-27803]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-12662]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP17-459-000]


Ryckman Creek Resources, LLC; Notice of Request Under Blanket 
Authorization

    Take notice that on June 1, 2017, Ryckman Creek Resources, LLC 
(Ryckman), 3 Riverway, Suite 1110, Houston, Texas 77056, filed in 
Docket No. CP17-459-000 a prior notice request pursuant to sections 
157.205 and 157.213 of the Commission's regulations under the Natural 
Gas Act (NGA), as amended, requesting authorization to perform certain 
activities at its natural gas storage field in Uinta County, Wyoming. 
Specifically, Ryckman proposes to: (i) Convert two existing observation 
wells to vertical injection/withdrawal (I/W) wells; (ii) re-enter and 
re-complete four former oil production wells for use as vertical I/W 
wells; (iii) convert two former oil production wells for use as 
observation wells; (iv) re-enter and re-complete a former oil 
production well for use as a saltwater disposal well; and (v) construct 
related connecting flowlines, access roads, and appurtenances. Ryckman 
states that the proposed project will have no impact on the storage 
field's certificated physical parameters, including total inventory, 
reservoir pressures, reservoir and buffer boundaries, and certificated 
capacity. Ryckman estimates the cost of the project to be approximately 
$6,500,000, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on 
file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may 
also be viewed on the web at http://www.ferc.gov using the ``eLibrary'' 
link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the 
docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please 
contact FERC Online Support at [email protected] or toll free 
at (866) 208-3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502-8659.
    Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Kassey 
Dennis, Regulatory and Compliance Manager, Ryckman Creek Resources, 
LLC, 3535 Whitney Canyon/Sulfur Haul Road, Evanston, Wyoming 82930, by 
telephone at (307) 222-5981, by fax at (713) 974-5601, or by email at 
[email protected].
    Any person or the Commission's staff may, within 60 days after 
issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 
214 of the Commission's Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to 
intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to section 157.205 of 
the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the 
request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the 
proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day 
after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and 
not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a 
protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for 
authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA.
    Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission's rules, 18 CFR 157.9, 
within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: 
complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the 
Commission's public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a 
Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule 
for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other 
milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff's issuance of 
the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this 
proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission's public record for 
this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for 
Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of 
the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the 
subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days 
of the date of issuance of the Commission staff's FEIS or EA.
    Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of 
this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments 
to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenter's will be 
placed on the Commission's environmental mailing list, will receive 
copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings 
associated with the Commission's environmental review process. 
Environmental commenter's will not be required to serve copies of filed 
documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, will 
not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by 
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Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by 
the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the 
Commission's final order.
    The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, 
protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the eFiling link at 
http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should 
submit an original and 7 copies of the protest or intervention to the 
Federal Energy regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, 
DC 20426.

    Dated: June 12, 2017.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-12662 Filed 6-16-17; 8:45 am]
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